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PERFORMANCY FORUM takes place at: Panoply Performance Laboratory: 104 Meserole Street, Brooklyn, NY

UPCOMING EVENTS:

PPL’s Fall 2016 exhibitions gather 45+ curated artists around the conceptual coreREALITIES/REALISMS/(UN)REALS/RLLY? investigating–in laboratory format–multiplicit performative processes of reality-construction, self-presentation, and meaning-making. Forms-of-exhibition involve modes of social interaction and “trans-substantiation,” theatrical staging of alternate realities+bodies, and (disab)use of artificially-intelligent technologies and autonomous systems.

SEPTEMBER 24: PERFORMANCY FORUM: AS(S)-(IGNMENT)
Ali Asgar, Francheska Alcantara, Anya Liftig, Jenna Kline

SEPTEMBER 29:  PERFORMANCY FORUM:  Speculative (de)Structures
Sophia Mak, Shawn Escarciga, Connie Kang and Tingying Ma, Elaine Thap, Heather Kapplow

OCTOBER 8: FLASHBULB
(guest-curated by Cris Schayer) Jose Garza, Valerie Kuehne, Judith G. Levy, Luke Mannarino, Cris Schayer, Kledia Spiro, Nathan Wyrick

OCTOBER 22:  PERFORMANCY FORUM:  Rites/Rights
Keijaun Thomas, Julia Santoli and Katy Halfin, Orlando Estrada, Kuldeep Singh

OCTOBER 23: TRUX
(guest-curated by Ashur Rayis) Lillie De, Ben Demarest, Ashur Rayis, Rachel Schapira
Sophie Sotsky, Alex Symes

OCTOBER 29: PERFORMANCY FORUM: CLEANSING/CLAIMING/FALLING
Dominique Duroseau, Scears Lee, Rudi Salipietra and Tif Robinette

NOVEMBER 3:  LUMBER/LUMBAR/F.A.G.
(co-curated by PERFORMANCY FORUM and Feminist Art Group) Lauren Ciarpella, IV Castellanos, videos and performances by Feminist Art Group (F.A.G.)

(day) NOVEMBER 5: Coloring Coorain/Harness Cannons
Coorain Devin, Jessica Borusky

(evening) NOVEMBER 5: PERFORMANCY FORUM: Labor-Supreme
Geraldo Mercado, Tsedaye Makonnen, Karl Cooney, Benjamin Lundberg, Arantxa Araujo, Ayana Evans

NOVEMBER 12: PERFORMANCY FORUM: Folded and/or Foiled (again)
Honey McMoney, Nooshin Rostami, Jon Konkol, Heeran Lee

NOVEMBER 17-20: Post-Dance Symposium!
(Collaboratively-curated with Rebecca Ferrell, Leili Huzaibah, and others) Full program TBA soon!

DECEMBER 1:  Buffalo Bailey’s Ranch for Gay Horses and Troubled Teen Girls
(guest-curated by Bailey Williams) Bailey Williams, Derek Smith, Alex Rodabaugh, Andy Kuncl

DECEMBER 3-4: Things Come and Go
Alice Vogler, Vela Oma

DECEMBER 10: PERFORMANCY FORUM: Aid(e)
Day de Dada, Coco Cafe, Rex Delafkaran

Artists participating who are not yet scheduled include:
Ayana Evans, Minoosh Zomorodinia, Luis Enrique Mejico, Tyler Lumm, and others.

All events take place at:

Panoply Performance Laboratory (map)
104 Meserole Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206

Please check particular start-times, open hours for daylong/installation/durational events and updates online at panoplylab.org, performancyforum.net, and on Facebook.

Open Call selections were made by the PERFORMANCY FORUM curatorial committee (Angeli, Ayana Evans, Gerado Mercado, Kaia Gilje, Brian McCorkle, Honey McMoney, Geraldo Mercado, IV Castellanos, Zhenesse Heineman, Leili Huzaibah, and PF coordinator Esther Neff). PPL programming is partially supported by the Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) but mostly via the day-jobs of the artist-organizers residing in the space. Any donations from participants like you help us offset travel for the artists, buy lightbulbs, etc 👻  see you soon!!!!

PAST EVENTS:
(most recent to least):

Performancy Forum: Mothergirl + Tulsa Swinton Variety Hour
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Tactical Trials
CAKE: pop-up show and Tsedaye Makonnen’s birthday party
De lo Lejano (of the Distant): HECTOR CANONGE & VERONICA PEÑA
PERFORMANCY FORUM: starts + stops
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Hair Triggers Hare Raising
A S S I M I L A T I O N: marikiscrycrycry
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Electronic + Technologic Semiotics of the Bodily
(P)REPAIRING THE REAL
Under-Bell
PERFORMANCY FORUM: SELF-CONSTRUCTION
Device controlled: NIA NOTTAGE//FRANCES YEOLAND
WORKSHOP: Muyassar Kurdi
Incredible Witness
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Sympathetic Mimesis
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Entrapment, trappings, vermin and rapture
PERFORMANCY FORUM: BLEEDTHROUGH
PERFORMANCY FORUM SPRING OPEN CALL
Consequences have Consequences: PHASE THREE/knowledge production
Consequences Have Consequences: PHASE TWO/deployment
Consequences Have Consequences: PHASE ONE/calibration
Consequences Have Consequences: PHASE ONE/calibration
What It Is or What It Ain’t* a one-night performance art exhibition
Henrik Vestergaard Friis: presents THE ART OF DOCUMENTATION an open lecture
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Sonar and Semblance
PERFORMANCY FORUM QUINQUENNIAL: OCTOBER 5-29, 2016
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Alpha Wormyn
THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS: A PREPARATORY STUDY
Iki Nakagawa EDIT SESSION: Screening
PERFORMANCY FORUM: holding/withholding and indulgence/austerity
WORKSHOP+PERFORMANCE with Thomas John Bacon: SELF/s Portrait
Bushwick Open Studios: PERFORMANCY FORUM: CACHE IN
Edit Session: Iki Nakagawa
PERFORMANCY FORUM: The Basement
MATERIAL LABOR: a durational participatory performance by AGROFEMME
Collaboration #17 Jasmin Schaitl and William “Bilwa” Costa
SCHOOL #2: JON KONKOL SOLO
Time Dilation and the Acoustical Orb(it)
Practice, Practicing, and the Perpetual Becoming of Performance
VV/LD TØR∇S D1G1TAL SHAMAN L0DGE
“DISPOSABLE” Collaborative performance by Katya Grokhovsky and Jeremy Olson
IV Beautiful Gestures: Ivy Castellanos Solo Exhibition
DADDY’S CAVE: A project of JIMMYBROOKS + Zefrey Throwell
TIME DISTORTION AND THE BODY: Performance Art Exhibition
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Emergency Visibility (EV)
Vestige Vagabond: Maria Hupfield + Charlene Vickers
Tyranny of Character: ADAM ROSE, M. LAMAR, THE BUTTRESS, LINDSEY DRURY, ANDREW BRADDOCK
PERFORMANCY FORUM: CONTRACEPTION AND CONTRABAND.
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Bushwick Open Studios Edition
HAPPY BIRTHDAY BIG BOARD
Twin High Maintenance Machines – Anya Liftig Solo Show at PPL
SPEECHMUSICCAMP::Geraldo Mercado/Raul de Nieves/FUTURE DEATH TOLL/Lee Todd Lacks with Tom Swafford/Household Tales
PERFORMANCY FORUM XXXV: Metaphysicality
ASEMIC READINGS
FELIXWORLD
PERFORMANCY 1414141414
RE-MARKING
Future Death Toll – $0.00‰
The Saba Pilots present Trancelvania: The Generative Landscape
17th Century Beatbox
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Intentionality/Intention
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Liberación y Terapia
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Soliloquies and Solipsism
Kikuko Tanaka – Poultry Paradise and Its Discontents: Nightshifts
Super-Saturated: Eleanor Lawler and Katherine Nolan
PERFORMANCY FORUM – BIPAF 2013
Rafael Sanchez – BIPAF 2013
Through the Magnifying Glass – BIPAF 2013
Discussion: Lange and Dolanbay – BIPAF 2013
Dolanbay at PPL – BIPAF 2013
PERFORMANCY FORUM XXVIII: Parsing, Diagramming and Dream Analysis
BOS 2013: DAY THREE – SITUATION
BOS 2013: DAY TWO – SELF AND IMPROVISATION
BOS 2013: DAY ONE – SITE
SOBjectivity: objects, electronics, and the (dis)embodying body
HECTOR CANONGE at PPL: PERFORMANCE SUR
UPHOLSTERY!
Women with Power Tools
PERFORMANCY FORUM XXVII: CUTENESS, STUPIDITY, AND SEX
BIOGRAPHS & AUTOGLYPHS
SILENT MAIL! PPL and the Immaterial Museum of Scotland
THE LINEAR AND THE EXPRESSIVE
WATERBABIES: A Gathering of the Pisces
The Millennial Master (Monk/Taoist priest) of Love
SH!TSHOW: Queer Spectacle Lives On! GUEST CURATOR: Li Cata
CRAFTS, THE CRAFT, CRAFTY, CRAFTING: Performance Art Exhibition
PERFORMANCY FORUM XXVI: WORKOUT
PERFORMANCY FORUM XXV: bully the performance art hump
So many solariums: Opening celebration for many more shows at PPL

previous to our current location, PERFORMANCY FORUMs had been held at Vaudeville Park (2011-2013) and Surreal Estate (2009-2012) and have also been held in Berlin at Liebig12 and Meinblau, at Columbia University, MANA Contemporary in Chicago, CAID/Spread Art in Detroit, and elsewhere.